Several quality subdivisions exist within in the two towns of Minden and Gardnerville. These two communities are joined together and it cannot be easily determined where one stops and the other begins. Downtown Minden includes the historic center of Minden which is the County seat for Douglas County. Minden also includes the downtown core of the town along with the largest casino, Carson Valley Inn. Some subdivisons within downtown Minden area: Mackland, Westwood, Winhaven, and Monterra. Downtown Gardnerville includes the subdivisions of Chichester, Chichester Estates, Arbor Gardens, and Stodick Estates.